Olympia Services Christmas Day

City Services All City offices including City Hall, Olympia Municipal Court, Olympia Probation Services, and The Olympia Center will be closed on Wednesday, December 25, 2013, in observance of Christmas.
City Services Provided

  • Fire and Police Emergency Services: Call 9-1-1 for emergency police, fire and medic services.
  • Free Parking: Customers shopping downtown are reminded that they do not need to pay the meter on City-recognized holidays.
  • Parks Open: All forty Olympia Parks will be open from dawn to dusk.
  • Public Works Emergencies: Citizens with a Public Works emergency (drinking water, wastewater, STEP alarms, or transportation) can call emergency dispatch at 360.753.8333. ecycling WILL Be Collected: Regular collection services will be provided to residential and commercial customers. Remember, crews may arrive earlier than normal on holidays, so set your cart out by 6:00 a.m. to ensure collection.

Intercity Transit
Intercity Transit will not operate on Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25. For more information please visit intercitytransit.com or call 360.786.1881

December 23, 2013/City of Olympia Public Notice

Plan Your Trip With WSF’s Newest Online Tool

Washington State Ferries customers can now view the number of available vehicle spaces before leaving the comfort of their home or office. WSF is piloting a new terminal conditions page that provides an estimate of available vehicle spaces on the vessel for an upcoming sailing.

“This is just one more tool for our customers,” said David Moseley, WSDOT assistant secretary, ferries division. “Seeing the number of available vehicle spaces in real-time for an upcoming sailing helps our customers make an informed decision about their travel plans.”


Thurston County Government Offices Closed Christmas Day, New Year’s Day

All offices will be open for regular business on December 24 and December 31. Thurston County garbage and recycling customers are reminded that there is no curbside collection service on Wednesday, December 25 or Wednesday, January 1. For customers who normally have garbage and recycling collected on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, collection will be done one day later after Christmas Day and after New Year’s Day. Remember that bins should be at your curb and ready for collection by 6 a.m. on your pick-up day.


United Way Of Mason County Announces 2014-2016 Grant Cycle

United Way of Mason County invites non-profit agencies to consider applying for available funds generated through workplace giving campaigns. United Way accepts applications from programs addressing one of three specific impact areas, which we believe are the building blocks for a good life: Education, Income & Basic Needs and Health. Tamra Ingwaldson, Executive Director of United Way, said “While the final amount of donations from workplace and individual giving this year is not yet known, it is already time for agencies to begin applying for funds.” The application and training on the new 2-year funding format will be provided at the Community Services Group (CSG) meeting on January 14, 2014, 1:00pm-2:25pm at the Public Works Building off Hwy-101. Applications will be due no later than March 3, 2014.